My teeth are straight – what next?

Brace removal day! With fixed braces, we call this ‘debonding’ and this is a really exciting day for all of our team. This is where we remove the brackets and wires. We also polish off any glue and fit a fixed wire retainer to the back of your teeth. At this point it’s advisable for […]

Dental Definitions

Here at elleven Dental, we know it’s vital that patients understand the treatment they need and why, as well recognising the terminology we use. So, here are some dental definitions: 1 EARLY INTERCEPTIVE ORTHODONTICS Early interceptive orthodontic treatment for children helps to avoid bigger problems as their adult teeth emerge. Most orthodontic treatment starts on […]

Amazing teeth facts for children!

It’s never too early to encourage your children to have a great healthy teeth routine. Julie Mitchell is elleven’s Paediatric Dental Specialist and is dedicated to providing our younger patients with a positive experience of dental care by creating a comfortable and relaxed environment. Teeth are amazing – if you look after them! While humans […]

Celebrate ‘11 Days’ of Christmas with elleven Dental and some spectacular prizes

Start 2017 with sparkling white teeth for free! Over 11 days of Christmas, elleven is offering you the chance enter our prize draw and win: • One of ten Enlighten home-whitening dental kits worth £750 supervised by our talented whitening experts. • For one lucky winner, a star prize of half-price orthodontic treatment! Start your journey […]

Should I get my teeth straightened?

Nearly 40 per cent of us worry about the appearance of our mouth at least once a month. If you are self-conscious about your smile and count yourself in the 40 per cent, having straighter teeth is still an option … even after your teens. In fact, it’s never too late to find new confidence […]

Which brace option is right for me?

You may think braces are all about grey metal ‘train tracks’, but there are lots of innovative options these days to suit your teeth and lifestyle. So we’ve put together this quick guide to the different braces that are available.  There are two types of orthodontic braces: fixed and removable. Removable braces are used for […]

Fearne Cotton is ‘EmBRACE-ing’ her elleven braces!

Every week we see an increasing number of adults asking about orthodontic braces to make the best of their smile. Just this week celebrity presenter, BBC Radio 1 DJ and elleven patient, Fearne Cotton, shared a selfie showing her elleven braces. A photo posted by Fearne (@fearnecotton) on May 21, 2016 at 10:32pm PDT Fearne […]

What age should my child get braces?

Many parents worry about gaps and wonky teeth in their young children and wonder when they should be taken to an orthodontist or whether nature should just take its course at a tender age. Shivani was recently asked to give her expert advice in a piece in School House magazine. Parents should be most vigilant from 11 […]

National Smile Month

National Smile Month is here! 19 May – 19 June will see the 2014 programme of the UK’s largest and longest-running oral health campaign. National Smile Month promotes three key messages, all of which go a long way in helping us develop and maintain a healthy mouth. They are: Brush your teeth for two minutes […]

What your teeth say about you…

It was fascinating this weekend to read ‘The Times’ interview with Malcolm Gladwell, author and influential social scientist, about his new book ‘David and Goliath’ which discusses the new signs of social divide. He argues that as gender and race inequalities are reducing, the new barrier to upward mobility is physical appearance – specifically obesity and […]

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